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Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1934, Ada, Oklahoma THE ADA WEEKLY NEWS VOLUME XXXIV ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 1934 NUMBER 18 Believed Wilcox Formation May Have Been Pene- j traled by Well BEST FITTS_PRODUCER Makes Fine Initial Flow, Com- plete Test Yet to Be Made SCENE OF BITTER CIVIL WAR Paul Von Hindenburg Unspectacular but none the less exciting in its indications of what the well might do was the; opening up for test Tuesday afternoon of the J. C. Shaffer Inc.. No. 1 A. J. Harden well in 30-2-7. Fills field in south- east Pontoloc county. Sufferer Too Weak to Combat Will Withhold Salaries of State Employes With Nazi Affiliations BLflMES GERMANY Important Document. Incrimi- nating Germany With Plot Reported Found 217 The well flow In one and one-half hours Tiles-j day afternoon. This morning it flowed harrelsjhe first hour j it opened. Increased the' flow lo iMirrels the third I hour and in four and one-naif flow- the are has hours was reported In havi ed l.S.'.n barrels of oil. This. Indicating Hie biggest producer vet In for Ihej grahen. Unwed steadily, without i water and wllh plenty of pres-j sure to send the oil more than 1.200 fi-et to the surface through tubing which was Installed afi'-r; the sand had been penetrated for i a considerable distance. j Some believe the sand is Peinlnole-WIIcox while others doubtful that the Simpson been passed. Nevertheless, following close on the finding of oil in the lle- ianey and others No. 2 CraddorU In 25-2-G. little more than one- half mile away, in a similar for- niatlon, finding of oil In the largest quantities as yet discov- ered In the area means a new chapter In the story of the field. (.'oiiiini: With spread of news of tiie well's showing, oil scouts, some, of them representing major com-j president's Manles. who have not henn spend- 'increasing, lie is Ing much time In this area re- '.slowing." Ravages of Latest Attack Of Disease j SUDDEN fSHTOR WORSE Members of Family and Gov- ernment Leaders Hasten To Bedside NEUDECK. Germany, AUR. 1 (AP) Osknr-Von Hindcnburg. son of the dying president of Germany, came out of the door of the sick chamber tonight and told a servant: I "The president is still alive, but his condition is very, veryj serious. NEI'DECK, Germany. sudden turn for the worse In the condition of Itelcb Presi- dent Paul von lllndenburg was re- ported tonight by the physicians latlendiuu him. They issued the following bill- Some Cotton Checks Arrive this cently. began coming in look over the slfnatlon. Others cnmlnu- In Include rator-i who holdings In the Kills field or who might he In- terested lii securing holdings in the urea. Shaffer's test has from the first been a center of much In- terest because of Its locution on I In" uniben structure. His testing of the lower forma- tions was delayed, however, when terrific gus pressure blew out of control after the well had been drilled to '.'.Mill feet, crat-l erlnc ami forcing abandonment j Only Producers Getting Notices of the hole when the gas was; Need Ci.ll at Office For halted by pumping the hole full' of cement. Checks The rlc was skidded feet I to the west, and once drilling A number of cotton checks from started It went steadily down I the federal government In pay- e.xcept for a few brief caused by precautions in...... through the levels where gas at tin pressure had given trouble fore. Many See the te-t was to ho opened after- noon look many to the scene, the well did lint disappoint. Hi" steady flow of black fluid an.-'- werlng the doubt of some and justifying the earlier optimism of others regarding what it would do. J. E. Crosbte Inc. No. 2 Dawes Harden, iu northwest of soutii- west of north.-as) of "0-2-7. loss than a half-mile to the iiortheasi is regarded as probahle next addition to the field's list ot producers. In the same formation as (lie Shaffer well, toml depth ftet. the Crosbie well Is report- ed preparing for a test within the next day or two, when tubing (Conrrlshl. 1934. br The AiiorUtfri I'rft.) VIENNA, Aug. Nazi rebel was condemned to die today. He was Frledrlch Wnrnlg. who shot and' killed the police commandant of Innsbruck, lilckl, July 25 at approximately the same hour Chancellor Uollfuss was shot In Vienna. PnlesH pardoned. Wurnlg Is to die In three, hours. A courtmartlal sentenced his companion, Chris- tian Meyer, to 20 years Imprison- ment. Another courtmarllal of a Nazi was scheduled to have been held in Vienna this afternoon but was postponed until morning. Ily WADE WERNER VIENNA. Aug. armed opposition crushed, tho Austrian government today be- gan a mopplng-up campaign against nazls Inside and outside the country. On the one hand was the Is- suance of an order forbidding salary payments to any public employes suspected of ulillir- or I encouraging the nazl revolt; with I the other hand, Austria officially j pointed an accusing finger at C.ermatiy for the blood which flowed from the nazl attempt to seize the government one wetk ago today. An announcement approved by the cabinet said directions to Austrian nazls were sent Into the country several weeks ago from Germany. The plans, which included the possibility ot civil war. Mid Walter Adam, propaganda chk'f. In a radio address, were seized in the shoes of a man arrested In Austria. Tills man confessed receiving for delivering the partially decod- Trouble Between Walmsley's Police and Long's Guard Possible BOTH SIDES PERMIT Long Boasts of Erasing Nearly Names of Voters From Register GIVES SELF UP Sanguinary civil warfare between Austrian Fascist regime and Nazi terrorists, which took a heavy toliugh dlfflcult-to-estlmate loss of life, was cenlered In Styria. Here's a typical Industrial 'center. County Asphalt Used in Re- storing Pleasure to Driving There Motorists can now drive north on Broadway avenue from Main street without putting their cars .to the rack. I'atchiiig has been I completed, making It again pleas- ant Instead of something to be AT MSA TODAY Noted Southwestern Outlaw Made Two Breaks From Kansas Pen states. NEAL MYEHS. sought for three NEW ORLEANS, Aug. weeks to answer charges of mur- Further answering the challenge; connection with the, death of Senator Huey P. Long's militia ot Marian Mills, University mobilization south of the cTTV, Oklahoma beauty queen, 'who Mayor T. Semmee Walmsley today himself up to the authorities called 500 additional police to morning after a crazed flight duty from the civil service lists, whlch took him through several swelling the local constabulary force to men. Full Including riot guns, were Issued to the augmented force at headquarters. All offi- cers now on leave were recalled to duty and 12-hour police shifts) were decreed for the first time! here In 15 years. WASHINGTON, Aug. Acting Secretary of War Wood- ring has Informed a representative of Mayor T. Semmes Walmsley of New Orleans that the war depart- ment will take no action In tho controversy betwcenthe Walmsley and Senator Huey Long factions In' Louisiana. Allen Suffers Damage As Rain And Wind Storm Sweeps Across County Lansing, Kans., Aug. Jim Clark, southwestern desper- (I'nilll TtiMiduy'n Tarts of I'ontotoc county had the long drouth at weeks broken early Monday night when cloud? NEW ORLEANS, Aug. by high winds swept National guardsmen. carrying down the eastern .side of the arms under the banner of and o'her clouds visited tor Hney P. Long, faced Mayor T. Semmes Walmsley's police to- day, ready to battle for control the ado, who twice escaped from between the state state prison here In the past 14 the city police, months, and who was captured Senator early today In Tulsa, Okla., ar- the southwest portion. A furious wind out of north struck Allen In late eve- nf New Orleans. nlng, causing considerable The city was tense, fearing the Torrents of rain fell for flrsf hostile move by either side j of an hour and the wind actual clash from the north, only to change suddenly and TO LAW AFTER 3 WEEKS FLIGHT Will Face Murder Charge in Connection With Death Of Marian Mills FEARETSCnNDnl Tells of Harrowing In Mad Flight From Scene Of Death NORMAN, Aug. Myers, runaway college boy, pleaded not guilty at ar- raignment today on a charge of murdering Marian Mills. 20- year-old campus beauty at the University of Oklahoma. NO UMAX. Aug. haggard Neal Myers surrendered today to fnco munion charges in the dentil of Marian Mills, for- mer University of Oklahoma bounty queen. Wearied and half-crazed by three of mad and aimless flight, the 21-year olil pharmacy student returned early today to his attorney, W. 1'. Morrison, former state senator of Oklahoma City. In unkempt clothes, worn by 21 days of privation and fear, Myers sat In Morrison's luxur- ious home and told with down- cast eyen and halting voice ot. his wandering Into Texas, buck through Oklahoma Into Colorado, anil finally of his dash to Otila- mlght precipitate an soldiers weakness In graudally los- llls heart Is Ailarn sold. Included in tli Previous to that announcement, campaign Wlls Immense vitality of the Sfi I year old former field marshal hail caused u ray of hope that he. .might weather his present Illness. I l-'or a time (lie physicians even ceased giving out i .1. delays inent for withdrawal of land from gelling cultivation in cotton have arrived avoided by drivers. The city of Ada p ment and labor, and I rived at the state prison In the equip- comuanv of special officers of the work'was Kansas highway patrol shortly office of J. 15. Hill, county government agent, and are being given out 'now. j (Inly those who have received 'notice that their checks are here j need pome lo the office now and ran gel no intni-matUm ahoitt the time theirs will arrive until the later groups of checks reach Ada. I "Each producer who received a mopping-np court martial at Innsbruck of two nazls wno killed the commandant of police there last Wednesday. A companion of the two who were hanged here yesterday In con- nection with the actual killing of Chancellor pollfuss was ex- pected to go on trial at another court martial In Vienna. The order against salary pay- ments to nazl-sympathizlng pub- lic employes was telegraphed to all federal, provincial and dis- trict disbursement officers. De- nunciations of Individual eni- ploes ure to be submitted to the nearest police headquarters which will investigate doubtful suspects meanwhile, remaining without salary until' the case is cleared up. It Is not yet known what per cent of the payroll will be af- fected. Twenty federal employes who were reported to have cried "hell when they were cap- lured at the chancellory by the nazl raiders last Wednesday were said to be among those who got no pay pay checks. The government placed another done under supervision of Percy Armstrong, commissioner of pub- lic works and property. The material was furnished by H. H. Hanenkratt and Harry. lUirndollar, who have Installed asphalt quarry and mill west of Ada and who provided the crushed asphalt for the repair work. The patching is being carried out also on other asphalt thor- oughfares of the city where traf- fic wear has gone through the top surfacing. before 10 a. m. today. Clark's capture In front, ot an apartment house In Tulsa was executed by Kansas highway pa- federal officers and The convict offered he Long. self-styled moved about like a Jackson barracks on the edg the city. The embattled Walmsley, OUCH a friend of Long, held 400 police- men In readiness to resist any possible attempt of Long to usurp the city police power. and suddenly and come from the south. Reports told of garages being unroofed, a building or two lumber yard roof trees war general, "commanding" national guardsmen mobilized at tlu, cemetery, I twisted and some plate jhoma City from Denver In tho dam- automobile of his friend, James Ulneharl, El Reno attorney. "I committed no crime." IMS said. "I Just couldn't face the disgrace." With his attorneys, and Ms. father. Dr. P. M. Myers of El Reno, who patted him reassur- ingly on the shoulder as ho rer loted his ghastly experience, no no resistance, although he he score an automatic revo ver wrapped In ]h registration voting a newspaper. In his right Mon- day night. Machine guns looked from the windows across a nar- row street toward city hall. Governor O. K. Allen's procln- law, con- Two sensational breaks the Kansas prison were made by Clark, who was serving a life sentence as a habitual criminal. glass was prepared to face arraignment Courts Will Be Cnllcd Upon to Determine Validity of Pension Law of partial martial i taking along the then War- applying to city hall area, 'den Kirk Prather, as a hostage tinned In effect, releasing him later In Oklahoma. Five months later he and Hob Hoy) Ilrady, a follow prls- oner, .wore captured In Now Mex- ico. i January this year Clark 'and Urady led five other prison- ers over the prison wall-and all captured, with the except- i ion ot Ilrady, who was killed Inear Paola, Kans., and Clark. WASHINGTON. Aug. TTLSA. Aug. 1. LT) Jim Facing a fight by the larger rail- Clark Southwestern desperado roads over constitutionality of the. today was law creating it. (lie railroad re- tirement board came Into existence today to handle a nationwide plan for pensioning railroad workers. Headed by Murray Latimer, o f heading back to the Kansas state penitentiary at Lan- sing from which he twice escap- ed in daring breaks In the last 14 months. The a 0-year-old hank robber economy 1s- Inlo effect with tb" ost card notice that bis check hasjsuance of new five-shilling sliver arrived can rail at the office and! coins (worth approximately get the check. He must bring the I'. S. currency) to supplant five- notice with him to get tffe check. Most of the first checks are fur smaller Minis. The other checks will come in from time to time and as rapidly as they, arrive, the producers to whom they are made out will be notified to come and iiiiisiir notes. The notes requlr- coveruge but the coins lias been run. I Ed Moore No. 1 Wlrlck, In L'-T. Is still cleaning out after1, penetrating some distance Int'M the Viola lime, and preparing) OKLAHOMA CITY. Aug. to drill tartl.er. The Viola ho.- Precinct meetings to shown oil saturation. the ball rolling for the demo- icratlc state convention will be j held August IS, announced today. IE VINITA. Okla., June "Itlackie" Thompson. one of three convicts who escaped from "death row" in the Texas pen! tentlary at Huntsville last was reported seen In a Kansas City hotel within the last three days by Homer Wilson, a fugi- tive who surrendered today to Sheriff John York of Vlnltu. Wilson escaped from the No- wata county Jail In 1024 after being arrested as a suspect In the murder of "Red I Scruggs at Nowala. Scruggs was! one of the notorious Osape "bad men" of n decade ago. Wilson told Sheriff York that be was well acquainted with Thompson and saw him three days ago In a Kansas City hotel." He Is being questioned further. The state convention will be In Oklahoma City Sept. 10. Coun- ty conventions to choose dele- sates to the slate meeting are pet for August 25. Republicans meet In state con- vention here Monday. Isn't It funny that Austria should have to depend on other powers for Its Independence? schilling ed gold not. j Plot Disclosed j A startling Interview was given by Franz Winkler. former vice chancellor under the late chan- cellor nollfuss. In which he charged the fascist heimwehr (home guard) bad planned to overthrow Dollfuss until the nazl putsch beat them to It. The heimwehr Is now n most Important cog In a truce gov- ernment with its leader. Prince liudiger Ernst von Starhemberg. start j serving as vice chancellor. Winkler. who Is "somewhere In keeping Ills ex- party leaders act location n secret, denied knowledge of the nazl putsch be- fore It took place. he said, "I knew that a much more radical plan to overthrow the Dollfuss dicta- torship hod been worked out by New York, as the government's was captured here early today as representative, the hoard opened he started to drive away from an t headquarters In the office of apartment bouse where he and Joseph It. Eastman, federal eoor-' companions bad been Confronted by a machine gun In the hands of a federal de partment of justice agent, who commanded, "Don't make any trouble, tho fugitive put up bis hands. "I guess I ho said. His hands were just he could get dlnator of transportation. John T.! Williamson, of Chicago, Is thu' railroad representative on t li e board. Lee M. Eddy, of .St. Louis, represents labor. The board is to administer a fund created by assessment of 2 per cent on the salaries of the em- Tnlsa detective The first pensions will be grant- ed on February 1 next year unless the courts Interfere. The railroads, however, are planning a bitter fight to prevent the law finally becoming effective. A committee composed of gener- al counsel and vice presidents of the larger roads has been meeting In New York and Washington ant, said later. "He was hold- ja newspaper, In his right hand." In the car with him were, two 1 women who gave the names of i Sally, 154, and Goldle Johnson, 19, sisters of Nelogany, Okla. In Ward and precinct leaders or both factions 'muttered. Ordinary citizens stared wide-eyed at tho fully armed state soldiers In the voting office. Some stopped to laugh asd Joke with guardsmen. Mayor Walmsley and Senator Long lambasted each other over the radio last night. The whole affair pointed to tho coming congressional pri- mary In September, In which Walinsley and Long are support- Ing rival candidates. Along with that was Long's announced determination to clean up the "vice and cor- ruption" In the city, which Walmsley Interpreted as a ruse for Long to seize control ot the New Orleans administration. The main point at Issue today revolved about the new police board authorized at the recent Long-controlled legislative ses- sion to take the police power away from Mayor Walmsley. The board, composed of repre- sentatives selected by various civic organizations, was scheduled to assume control at noon tod-iy, but the city administration talned a court, order yesterday temporarily restraining It from taking authority pending a hear- ing Monday. Police Ordered to Hold (irounH Mayor Walmsley armed his po- licemen and stationed thorn ut headquarters with Instructions lo resist any attempt to dislodge them. blown out of the front of nlue'sjat 10 o'clock this morning. ?tore, Johnson's Hardware Kiuln CI-JIMM! Flight damaged. He began his fUnlit July 10 Hall fell for a time, and added'after summoning Dr. E. K. to-the discomfort and damage. (Stephens to the home of Mrs. The rain extended for some I Hazel Drown, fraternity houso miles west of Allen and where the girl died otter small streams In the neighbor- allegedly taking a quack remedy hood racing bank full. to avert ImpendlnK motherhood. Stonewall shared In the rain "I didn't know where I and much of the country between (going." he went on. "I knew I Allen and Stonewall felt the-had to get out. I couldn t stand force of the blow and sot part the disgrace and scandal It would of the rain. I bring to my family and to ine For a short time Monday nlsilit [Mills family." prospects for rnln In Ada up- It wan two days later, ho nald. peared favorable, but the clouds when he learned "for sure' Ilia moved In other directions, scut- campus sweetheart was dead. Ho- lering precious moisture over tins read It In a Corpus Clirlstl, Tex.. fields as they went. newspaper. Terrific heat preceded the "She was feeling fine right up stormy rains of lute Monday, Ada lo the time she collapsed." no registering an official 108 do- Uald. "I got scared then because le night was cool it thought she was dying. Then. grees. Part of the night was cool and early morning was pleasant, .as I got more scared. I dldn t but iho'heat returned In what I was doing. It camn by morning and by afternoon the temperature, in Ada had shot up- ward to uncomfortable heights. on lier so quick that I couldn't oven think. "All that came to mo was the awful scandal that would come to the Mlllses and my family. I loved Marian and we had plan- ned to get his voice faded to a whisper. "1 had tried to Ret her to marry me before, but she OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. not do It." Tlio retrenchment program! I-oath to Talk of the state highway commission: Loath to talk. Myers was today had cut personnel of the prompted by IHneharl and I'ar- roads department by more than ron Woodall, Norman attorney. three score. but on advice of bis counsel Nearly 50 construction work-! fused to discuss what took place ers received notice late yester-jln the cook's apartment during .Ifl.V HOT MOXTH (Uy The New heat records blossomed today as Oklahoma ended the hottest month In her history. At noon It was 10SJ degree.-" <it Enid for a new high for t'.ie season. Oklahoma City had 101J .it the same lime. The average for the month, excluding today, is SS.U .de- grees. studying methods of attack on the statute. OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. inob (Ills Doy) Ilrady, a fellow prisoner who escaped with Clark from the Kansas prison only to be shot down by a posse a few days later, and her sister, Tossy [Do Fer, DCS Molnes. i Clark figured In two sensatlon- breaks from the Kansas pris- on. The 30-year old prisoner, serving a life sentence as a ha- the heimwehr. I knew very wol'l government Is hastening Its bltnal prison criminal, fled from the with 10 other convicts on that heimwehr leaders bud sub milted plans to nazl leaders to tls effect. As a matter of fact they had many secret meetings together. FUEDEIUCK. Angered because an answer to Aug. he did not get a letter he wrote to President Koosevelt, II. F. James, a negro barber, today drew a revolver In the postofflco here and menaced Assistant Postmaster O. S. Du'rnliani and T. J. Coursey, a clerk. Cnttrsey said the negro also kicked him. James was arrested. Oreater returns for the amount Invested News Clarified Ads. purchases of Oklahoma's drought-: Memorial Day, 1933, taking along stricken cattle. the then Warden Kirk Prather Cattle buying started today lnjas a hostage, and releasing him 12 counties, In addition to six In Oklahoma, others where the program has i Kive months later he and Drady were captured near Tuc- umcarl, N. M., and returned to the prison. Clark was seriously been underway for the last three weeks. This program, officials said, will be extended Into five moro; wounded resisting arrest, counties by the first of next week, j On the morning of Jan. 19 of Carl r.iles, state relief admlnls-, this year Clark and Brady led trator, announced plans are other prisoners over the rushed to set up a canning factory prison wall after overpowering a for state distribution. icellhouse guard: The counties where cattle buy- ed near Paola, day that their Jobs were at an end, and 12 title division em- ployes were dismissed. Commissioners said the move was made necessary largely be- cause of a construction lull fol- lowing virtual completion of a federal program and because of a delay In starting a new scries of pro- JectH. Ed MacDomild, wcrotary-com- mlBsloner. denied that C.ov. ray had ordered the dismissal of the 24 hours that preceded tho he did not know been charged witn Senator Long and Allen were non-comniunlcatlve about the presence of the 500 national guardsmen at the bar racks, intautry, artillery and cav- alry troops were ready for act- ion. Mayor Walmsley In his rat'lo address last night described Sen- ator Long as a "cringing cow- hiring bodyguards like "an Al Cnpone" and said the senator would "pay the penalty as oilier (lovernor friends of former pro-Murray state senators who have chang- d their affiliations. carpetbaggers be have done" If a lost In defense of Brady was kill jitm Kas., and the Ing started today are: other fugitives with the exception Comanche. Cotton, Custer. Ellis, i of Clark wore recaptured. Greer, Jefferson. Klowa. .Stephens. The Memorial Day break was Tlllmnn, Wiishlta, Woods a n d: followed by a sensational reign Woodward. I Continued on Page S, No. 5) single life the city. He branded as "lies" charges made by senator Long In pre- vious addresses that the pollcu department was thriving on graft and '.hot the city was overrun with gambling establishments and houses of prostitution that bad to pay tribute to Walmsley. The mayor said "wo will never surrender to this madman" and compared the Louisiana senator with "Caligula. Nero, Attlla, Henry the Eighth, Louis the Eleventh and dozens of other madmen who have arisen to al- (Continued on Page a, No. 4) CUB GETS FIRSTJ1E COTTON CHICKASHA. July price of 17i cents a pound was paid here today for Jefferson county's, and perhaps Oklahoma's first bale of 198-1 cotton. The bale, which weighed 505 pounds, and was ginned at Ityan for J. J. Dabbs, was sold to the Oklahoma Cotton Growers Association. Since the bale had no tag. It was returned to Waurlka for stor- age. The Jlankhead law provides that a government tag must be at- tached to cotton bates before they nro removed from the counties In which cotton grew. IT. G. Wells has finished his scenario for his first film, to be entitled "The Shape of to Come." and just after such a rumpus has been kicked up Muo West pIcturuB. girl's death. Myers said that he had murder. His return was brought about by Itlnehart, to whom thu youtll wrote from Denver. "I knew that ho must haro been half-crary from the Itlnehart said, and I wanted to take no chance on anything hap- 1 penlng to htm before I coulrt reach him, HO I telephoned htm to meet mo at the Albany hotel in Denver at m. Monday morning. He met me there. Wo started home about 3 p. m." Three weeks earlier almost to the hour, the campus beauty was found dead. Mrs. Drawn, confidante or ninny students, after, rigorous questioning by County Attorney Paul Updegraff. told of the young couptH's anxiety and (car and that they hud said "we would rather die than have our lamtUes know." Under their fmn'lc urging, ithe said, she permitted them to como to her home July 9. where thoy remained overnight. Marian had left her parents, Prof, and Mrs. M. Elbert Mills, on the pretext ot to a Tulsa house party. Died After Treatment That night the alleged "treat- ment" was begun. Next day Mar- Ian died. Mrs. Drown .after being1 held In jail a week, was reloaded un- der bond as a material (Continued on Page 6, No. 4)